Cumbria County Council bring nine apprentices into highways team

Nine young people who joined Cumbria County Council as highways apprentices have now secured full-time jobs with the authority. The hard-working apprentices have all been offered permanent posts with highways teams who maintain the county’s road network. The county council’s apprenticeship scheme underlines the authority’s commitment to investing in training for young people and Cumbria […]

Oxfordshire County Council highways team up for national award

A project which has increased public satisfaction with highway maintenance and helped residents highlight which roads need fixing, has been shortlisted for a national award. Oxfordshire County Council has made the final six in the Association for Public Sector Excellence (APSE) Annual Service Awards 2020 for its work to reform its highways service. It is […]

Swansea’s roads get extra £2 million cash injection

Road improvements and repairs are set to get a extra £2 million investment over the coming months under proposals being seen by Swansea Council’s Cabinet this week. Some of the money is already being earmarked for street re-surfacing across the entire city, starting in Uplands with more to follow in the coming weeks. Mark Thomas, […]

Major maintenance programme almost complete in the Wirral

A programme of resurfacing and maintenance works have now been completed on 140 of Wirral’s roads and the council’s contractors aim to complete the majority of the remaining works before Christmas, according to the council. Since the end of September, 100 roads have been resurfaced in addition to the 40 roads completed in the programme’s […]

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